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Preparing for the new Incident Reporting System

Published on Thursday, 28 March 2019 in Services for schools news

The new accident and incident reporting system is scheduled to go live next week.

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Get On Your Feet this Friday

Published on Tuesday, 23 April 2019 in Public health news

Workers across Britain are being encouraged to convert “sitting time” to “standing time” this Friday (26 April) as part of the On Your Feet Britain campaign.

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Levellers set to headline Friday night Main Stage at Godiva Festival

Published on Thursday, 18 April 2019 in Events news

Godiva Festival organisers have announced that Levellers will be bringing their brand of folk rock to its Main Stage this year, with a headliner set on the Friday night.

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Knife Angel painting at city gallery

Published on Thursday, 18 April 2019 in Community and living news

A painting, inspired by the arrival of the Knife Angel sculpture in Coventry, has gone on display at a city gallery.

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St George returns to Coventry city centre

Published on Thursday, 18 April 2019 in Events news

Celebrate St George’s Day in Coventry city centre with a FREE event including music, dancing, Punch and Judy and of course, the man himself with the dragon.

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‘Crafting’ community the Grapevine way

Published on Wednesday, 17 April 2019 in Community and living news

A purl-er of an idea from two women who met at a Coventry knitting group is blossoming into a network of friends coming together weekly to chat, craft and overcome isolation.

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Coventry's letter to city of Paris

Published on Wednesday, 17 April 2019 in Council and democracy news

To the people of Notre Dame and the City of Paris,

Statement concerning Supreme Court decision R

Published on Tuesday, 16 April 2019 in Council and democracy news

Supreme Court decision R (on the application of Sky Blue Sports & Leisure Ltd & others) (Appellants) v Coventry City Council and others (Respondents) before Lady Hale, Lord Lloyd-Jones and Lady Arden.

Agencies rally to improve services for rough sleepers

Published on Tuesday, 16 April 2019 in Homelessness news

Organisations that work with rough sleepers to provide food, warmth, help with health issues, finding secure temporary accommodation, and who can work with individuals to help with often chaotic lives

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City of Culture could be coming to a street near you

Published on Thursday, 11 April 2019 in Community and living news

The UK City of Culture programme in 2021 could be coming to a street near you.

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Lord Mayor's Easter concert

Published on Thursday, 11 April 2019 in Lord Mayor news

On Wednesday 17 April the Lord Mayor of Coventry will be hosting a charity Easter concert at St Mary's Guildhall.

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The NHS is changing – what should it do?

Published on Thursday, 11 April 2019 in Community and living news

Do you have experience of cancer, heart or lung diseases, mental health or any ongoing health condition such as diabetes or arthritis?

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The Pod's 'Lost In Space' supper club

Published on Thursday, 11 April 2019 in The Pod news

A supper club with words and music for a celestial visitor at The Pod's Supper Club on 12 April.

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Honk! coming soon

Published on Tuesday, 09 April 2019 in Services for schools news

HONK! is flying into Coventry’s Belgrade Theatre between 4 – 8 June, 2019.

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£1,500 fine highlights concerted effort to tackle fly-tipping culprits

Published on Monday, 08 April 2019 in Environment and waste news

Coventry Magistrates have fined a Coventry resident £1,437.35 after mattresses, paint tubs and several bags of household waste were found on Hollyfast Lane, Coventry.

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Godiva Festival’s Sunday headliner announced

Published on Monday, 08 April 2019 in Events news

As excitement builds for the summer, Godiva Festival organisers have confirmed that Busted will perform as headliners on Sunday 7 July.

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New film highlights impact of foster carers

Published on Thursday, 04 April 2019 in Adoption and fostering news

A new film has been produced to promote the role of foster carers in an honest way.

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Win the chance to perform at Godiva Festival

Published on Wednesday, 03 April 2019 in Events news

Godiva Festival’s battle of the bands-style competition is back and offering local musicians the chance to perform on one of Godiva Festival’s stages.

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Go Ape at Coombe Abbey officially opens this week for thrill-seekers

Published on Monday, 01 April 2019 in Coventry - European City of Sport 2019 news

An exciting tree-top tourist attraction at Coombe Abbey is set to swing into action as its official opening date has been revealed.

Improving air quality on Holyhead Road

Published on Friday, 29 March 2019 in Community and living news

We all want to improve air quality in the city, that’s why the Council has submitted an Outline Action Plan to the Government.

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Coventry’s Superkids head to the Baftas

Published on Thursday, 28 March 2019 in Children and families news

A documentary featuring Coventry’s incredible looked after children has been nominated for a Bafta.

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Environmental initiative to plant over 550 trees throughout Coventry

Published on Wednesday, 27 March 2019 in Community and living news

A tree planting ceremony took place at Longford Park, Longford on Thursday 14 March.

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Young voices to be heard as part of Knife Angel response

Published on Wednesday, 27 March 2019 in Community and living news

Young people across Coventry will have their voices heard as part of the response to the Knife Angel being in the city.

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Social Work students hear benefits of Coventry

Published on Tuesday, 26 March 2019 in Social Work Academy news

University students heard about the “commitment, enthusiasm and passion” needed to join the Council as a social worker.

Council open letter to SISU

Published on Tuesday, 26 March 2019 in Council and democracy news

Councillor George Duggins, Leader, Coventry City Council and Councillor Gary Ridley, Leader of the Conservative Group, Coventry City Council said:

New city residents’ card launched

Published on Monday, 25 March 2019 in Leisure and culture news

Go CV is a loyalty card that gives Coventry residents discounts on some of the city’s most exciting attractions and activities.

Festival of Running 2019

The sun shone as Festival of Running takes to the city’s streets!

Published on Monday, 25 March 2019 in Coventry - European City of Sport 2019 news

Over 4,000 runners took part in the GoRun 5k Fun Run and Coventry Half Marathon yesterday as Coventry enjoyed a Festival of Running.

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Coventry pupils receive National Award for Volunteering

Published on Monday, 25 March 2019 in Young people's health and wellbeing news

Coventry pupils have been presented with a national award to celebrate their volunteering efforts.

Cash bid to help transform city centre

Published on Monday, 25 March 2019 in Regeneration news

Coventry is to bid for a share of a £675 million government fund to support work to transform the city centre over the coming years.

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City WiFi expansion underway and it’s free to users

Published on Friday, 22 March 2019 in Business and licensing news

A free public WiFi that is available to city centre visitors and businesses is being expanded across the city centre.

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